SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK APPELLATE DIVISION SECOND JUDICIAL DEPARTMENT
December 8, 2009
THE PEOPLE, ETC., RESPONDENT,
GERRY HAYNES, APPELLANT.
Appeal by the defendant from a judgment of the Supreme Court, Queens County (Kron, J.), rendered January 24, 2006, convicting him of attempted robbery in the second degree, upon his plea of guilty, and imposing sentence. Assigned counsel has submitted a brief in accordance with Anders v California (386 US 738), in which he moves to be relieved of the assignment to prosecute this appeal.
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REINALDO E. RIVERA, J.P., THOMAS A. DICKERSON, L. PRISCILLA HALL and PLUMMER E. LOTT, JJ.
(Ind. No. 2809/04)
DECISION & ORDER
ORDERED that the motion is granted, Daniel Guttmann is relieved as the attorney for the appellant, and he is directed to turn over all papers in his possession to new counsel assigned herein; and it is further,
ORDERED that Randall D. Unger, 42-20 Bell Boulevard, Bayside, N.Y., 11361, telephone no. 718-279-4500, is assigned as counsel to perfect the appeal; and it is further,
ORDERED that the People are directed to furnish a copy of the certified transcript of the proceedings to the new assigned counsel; and it is further,
ORDERED that new counsel shall serve and file a brief on behalf of the appellant within 90 days of the date of this decision and order, and the People shall serve and file their brief within 120 days of the date of this decision and order; by decision and order on motion of this Court dated July 28, 2006, the defendant was granted leave to prosecute the appeal as a poor person, with the appeal to be heard on the original papers (including the certified transcript of the proceedings) and on the briefs of the parties, who were directed to file nine copies of their respective briefs and to serve one copy on each other.
Upon this Court's independent review of the record, we conclude that non-frivolous issues exist, including, but not necessarily limited to, issues regarding the seizure of the defendant by the police. Accordingly, assignment of new counsel is warranted (see People v Stokes, 95 NY2d 633, 638).
RIVERA, J.P., DICKERSON, HALL and LOTT, JJ., concur.
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